Russian 1125-101 (non-native speakers): Syllabus
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The assignments for the semester are not prepared ahead of time because we want to read about current events (for the most part). Most assignments are posted a few of days before the class.

Week 1: Sunday 08/25/19 - Saturday 08/31/19 [show/hide]
Week 2: Sunday 09/01/19 - Saturday 09/07/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

В космосе и на вулкане: как россияне отмечают День флага

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Пять причин, по которым я больше не зову друзей в гости

Week 3: Sunday 09/08/19 - Saturday 09/14/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Москва подводит итоги прошлого года; ЧМ-2018 по футболу.

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Находки археологов в Москве: московский клад и череп неандертальца.

Week 4: Sunday 09/15/19 - Saturday 09/21/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Кто такой Олег Смоленков, которого называют американским шпионом

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Made in Russia. Чем может торговать РФ кроме сырья, зерна, водки и оружия

Week 5: Sunday 09/22/19 - Saturday 09/28/19 [show/hide]
Сегћдня воскресљнье, двђдцать вторће сентябрї.
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Хочешь помочь природе? Начни с себя! 15 способов сделать быт экологичнее.

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Приехали! Опасен ли массовый поток мигрантов для экономики России?

Week 6: Sunday 09/29/19 - Saturday 10/05/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 7: Sunday 10/06/19 - Saturday 10/12/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 8: Sunday 10/13/19 - Saturday 10/19/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Осенние каникулы
Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 9: Sunday 10/20/19 - Saturday 10/26/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 10: Sunday 10/27/19 - Saturday 11/02/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 11: Sunday 11/03/19 - Saturday 11/09/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 12: Sunday 11/10/19 - Saturday 11/16/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 13: Sunday 11/17/19 - Saturday 11/23/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 14: Sunday 11/24/19 - Saturday 11/30/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
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Week 15: Sunday 12/01/19 - Saturday 12/07/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Week 16: Sunday 12/08/19 - Saturday 12/14/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

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